As companies all over the world face unprecedented challenges, they are turning to technologies that provide reliable insights to help them better support their employees, customers and suppliers. Stepping up to fulfil these needs, SAP has announced that it will help companies improve supply chain and industry-specific processes, connect through...
Since 2018, Gartner said that augmented analytics was set to change data analysis and business intelligence (BI) processes. Kevin Halkerd, senior IT risk and security analyst at e4, says that while he feels that the change had already begun, augmentation will bring about the change that is required to...
Orange Business Services and Genesis Analytics have partnered in a bid to prepare financial institutions to launch new digital ecosystem banking services in the Middle East and Africa. The partnership will help these financial institutions address the increasing disruption of innovative mobile payment and digital banking business models with a...
Employees across the world are concerned about the impact automation could have on them, brought into clear focus as the world navigates one of the greatest periods of uncertainty in history. Data shows that AI has the potential to create more jobs than it takes away, augmenting human ingenuity and...
It has been predicted that by 2025, the mobile industry will have 5.9 billion unique mobile subscribers or 71% of the expected population of the Earth. In a landscape where competition is already rife, app developers are facing a new threat: the rise of the super app. IT News Africa’s...
Huawei has joined the Smart Africa Alliance as Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) advisor and Platinum member at the Smart Africa Board Meeting. The partnership with the Smart Africa Alliance is one of Huawei’s efforts to drive digital transformation in Africa. Smart Africa is a bold and innovative commitment from...
Duke Corporate Education (Duke CE) will host its annual Davos of Human Capital 2019 event on 11 July in Johannesburg, South Africa. The event will explore how we can shape the interaction between humanity and technology to build leadership for a better world.  More than 500 senior leaders and HR...
A tumultuous 2019 is steadily but surely wrapping up. Before we all step into the New Year full of hopes and expectations, we take a step back to look at what the year ahead may have in store. The past year has seen an increase in the adoption of up-and-coming...
Today, network quality is under the spotlight in every household and enterprise worldwide as more and more work from home. However, as Ericsson's new research indicates, network performance has always been a mainstay of market demand. Now, more than ever, we see the value which mobile connectivity brings to our...
Global payments technology company, FSS has banked four awards at the 7th edition of the Payments and Cards Summit, held in Mumbai. Most notably, the company received ‘Best B2B Payment Solutions Provider’ for the second year in a row. Commenting on the win, Suresh Rajagopalan, President of Retail Payments at...
At the beginning of March, few anticipated the significant impact the COVID-19 pandemic would have on the lives of all South Africans. As the gradual easing of the strict lockdown conditions continues, thoughts turn to how companies will begin their recovery. Ian McAlister, GM of CRS Technologies, looks at...
Global tech giant Huawei and local tech entrepreneur Mixo Fortune Ngoveni, Founder and CEO of Geekulcha, have collaborated to host a series of app developer workshops. These are aimed at helping budding developers and students in South Africa to harness Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) Core capabilities for app development...
International Women’s Day, 8 March 2021, is a celebration of progress and recognition of work that still needs to be done to advance women in business and society. In an annual study produced by the World Bank titled “Women, Business and the Law 2021” the gender inequality amidst the global COVID-19...
DHL Global Forwarding - an international provider of air, sea and road freight services - has launched its digital road freight platform Saloodo! to shippers and transport providers in Uganda, connecting the country to its growing digital network on the African continent. With a total road network of over 129...
Innovation and entrepreneurship play an ever-increasing role in growing Africa’s emerging technology ecosystem. According to research by the GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator, over the past two years alone, Africa has seen the number of innovation hubs double. Whilst the big 3 cities – Nairobi, Lagos, Cape Town – have been dominating the Sub-Saharan...
COVID-19 has redefined what we previously deemed as normal in all aspects of our lives. It has thrusted digital transformation to the forefront of the business arena and shown that if you cannot innovate and adapt to this new norm, then the end is imminent. How consumers engage with businesses...
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